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Owls hoopsters begin Mid-American stretch

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Temple begins a very winnable three-game stretch against Mid-American Conference opponents on Sunday.

Owls hoopsters begin Mid-American stretch

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio --  Temple begins a very winnable three-game stretch against Mid-American Conference opponents on Sunday.

The Owls (3-1) face Bowling Green  (3-2) in a 2 p.m. contest at the Stroth Center. Afterward, the Atlantic Ten power entertains Central Michigan on Saturday and travels to Toledo on Dec. 7.

Temple, which defeated MAC team Western Michigan on Nov. 17, has a 12-game winning streak against MAC opponents.

The Owls are also 3-0 all-time against the Falcons.  Sunday will mark Bowling Green’s second consecutive game against an A-10 team. George Washington defeated BG, 77-56, on Wednesday.

PROBABLE STARTERS

TEMPLE (3-1)
32 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson F  6-6 Jr.  9 ppg. 5 rpg.
50 Micheal Eric C 6-11 Gr. 10.5 ppg. 11.3 rpg.
4 Juan Fernandez G 6-4 Sr. 15 ppg. 4 apg.
1 Khalif Wyatt G 6-4 Jr. 12 ppg. 2.7 spg.
10 Ramon Moore G 6-4 Sr. 20 ppg. 3 apg.


BOWLING GREEN (3-2)
10  Scott Thomas F 6-7 Sr. 12.4 ppg. 6.2 rpg.
15 A’uston Calhoun F 6-7 Jr. 8ppg. 6.4 rpg
35 Cameron Black C 6-10 Soph. 3.2 ppg. 4.4 rpg.
1 Jordon Crawford G 5-6 Jr. 9.2 ppg. 3 apg
22 Dee Brown G 6-2 Sr. 10.8 ppg. 3 apg.

About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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